For RATING SHIRTS - Click on your Rating Abbreviation below:
AB AC AD AE AG AK AM AO AQ AS AT AW AX AZ BM BT BU
CE CM CS CT DC DK DM DP DS DT EA EM EN EO ET EW
FC FT GM GS (53-61) GS (78-Now) HM HT IC IM IS IT JO LI LN LS
MA (48-67) MA (72-Now) ME ML MM MN MR MS MT MU NAVY NC ND OM OS OT
PC PH PM PN PR QM RD (WW2) RD (48-72) RM SD SF SH SK SM
SO ST SV SW TM UT WT YN NAVY DIVER
Click on your Rating abbreviation above:


U.S.S. FOX

(CG-33)

FAIRE SANS DIRE

Click to view crew list
 

The USS FOX (CG-33), a Belknap-class guided missile cruiser, was commissioned on 8 MAY 1966. USS FOX served her country for 27 years, 11 months and 7 days, until decommissioned on 15 APR 1994.

The USS FOX (CG-33) deployment history and significant events of her service career follow:

CG-33 Deployments - Major Events

Add a CG-33 Shellback Initiation Add a CG-33 Deployment - Major Event
Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
JAN1963-Keel Date: 15 JAN 1963
at Todd Shipyards Corporation San Pedro CA
NOV1964-Launch Date: 21 NOV 1964
MAY1966-Commissioned: 8 MAY 1966
JUL1967-DEC1967West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1967-Shellback Initiation - 27 NOV 1967 - Pacific Ocean
OCT1968-APR1969West Pac-Viet Nam
FEB1969-OCT1969Regular Overhaul
NOV1969-JUL1970REFRESHER TRAING DESRON FIVE SAN DIEGO
JUL1970-JUL1971West Pac
AUG1971-JAN1972West Pac-Viet Nam
JAN1973-JAN1974West Pac-Viet Nam
APR1973-Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1973 - Indian Ocean
APR1973-Shellback Initiation - 2 APR 1973 - Pacific Ocean
AUG1973-JAN1974West Pac-Viet Nam
NOV1975-JUN1976West Pac
NOV1975-JUL1976West Pac-Indian Ocean
NOV1975-JUL1976West Pac
FEB1976-Shellback Initiation - 14 FEB 1976 - Indian Ocean
FEB1976-AUG1976West Pac
JAN1977-JAN1984West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
JAN1978-Shellback Initiation - 28 JAN 1978 - Indian Ocean
FEB1978-SEP1978West Pac-Indian Ocean
APR1978-APR1978West Pac
APR1978-Shellback Initiation - 10 APR 1978 - Indian Ocean
AUG1978-AUG1979Dry Dock
OCT1978-MAY1979Regular Overhaul
SEP1979-SEP1979Engineroom Explosion - Main Circualting Pump #2 Steam Explosion
SEP1981-MAY1982West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
MAY1982- Shellback Initiation - 31 MAY 1982 - Indian Ocean
MAR1985-SEP1985West Pac
OCT1985-Shellback Initiation - 8 OCT 1985 - Indian Ocean
JUN1987-Shellback Initiation - 23 JUN 1987 - Indian Ocean
JUN1987-DEC1987West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1987-Shellback Initiation - 20 NOV 1987 - Pacific Ocean
DEC1988-JUN1989West Pac-Indian Ocean-Persian Gulf
NOV1991-APR1992Desert Storm
JUN1993-DEC1993Desert Shield
JUN1993- Shellback Initiation - 15 JUN 1993 - Pacific Ocean
APR1994-Decommissioned: 15 APR 1994

CG-33 General Specifications

Complement: 418 Officers and Enlisted

Displacement: 7930 tons

Length: 547 feet

Beam: 55 feet

Draft: 28 feet 10 inches

Flank Speed: 30 knots